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  • Harvard Scholar Gives Spelman College Largest Donation of Books Ever Made to an HBCU

    Aug 30, 2018

    Spelman College has received the largest single donation of books given to any historically Black college or university on record. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr., Ph.D., the Alphonse Fletcher University professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, donated 13 pallets of books from his personal library to the College. The books will be housed within the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, which confirms that the gift is the largest donation of books it has ever received.

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